VGChartz Round-up (5th-12th April) - ArticleCraig Snow , posted on 12 April 2015 / 3,884 Views
We've selected the major sales news & features, new game announcements, and other items of interest that hit the headlines over the last week and collected them all in one place.
Sales/Financial News & Features
- MLG Viewership Has Grown 253% This Year - Link.
- Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Ships 1 Million Copies Worldwide - Link.
- USA Preorders Chart, 14 March - Link.
- Ori and the Blind Forest Profitable After One Week - Link.
- UK PC Digital Market Hit £741 Million in 2014, Retail Market Shrinks - Link.
- UK Retailers: Physical Releases of PC Games Should Not be Ignored - Link.
- Grand Theft Auto V Pre-orders Top Steam Chart Ahead of Release - Link.
- 3rd Super Robot Wars Z Tops Japanese Charts - Link.
- Battlefield Hardline Remains at the Top of the UK Charts - Link.
- Report: Crytek's Deal with Amazon Helped Save the Developer - Link.
- GTA V Cost $268 Million to Make, 5th Most Expensive Product of All-Time - Link.
- Tomb Raider Reboot Shifts 8.5 Million Copies - Link.
Reviews & Opinion Pieces
- How Would Single Player Titanfall Work, Anyway? - Link.
- Why Nintendo Should Have Supported the Wii for Longer - Link.
- Hektor (PC) Review - Link.
- Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (PS3) Review - Link.
New Game Announcements, Reveals & Leaks
- Monster Hunter Stories Announced for 3DS - Link.
- Saint Seiya: Soldiers’ Soul Announced, Project X Zone 2 Leaked - Link.
- Action RPG The Technomancer Announced for PS4, Xbox One & PC - Link.
- Black Ops 3 Announce, Will be Set in a 'Dark, Twisted Future', Zombies & More Confirmed - Link.
- LEGO Dimensions Officially Announced - Link.
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Confirmed, Coming to PS4, XO & PC - Link & Trailer.
- Yo-Kai Watch 3 Announced for 3DS & More Level-5 Projects - Link.
Items of Interest
- AMD: 'Enormous Potential of VR Has Created Immense Excitement' - Link.
- Ken Levine Discusses Character Development in His Next Project - Link.
- Voice Chat Dropped from Splatoon Over Toxicity Concerns - Link.
- Rovio: Angry Birds Go Has 'Higher Reach' Than Mario Kart Franchise - Link.
- Microsoft's Phil Spencer - Virtual Reality Not Yet 'A Thing' - Link.
- Bloodborne Director Reveals His Favorite 'Souls' Series Boss - Link.
- Mobius Final Fantasy's Leading Character Deemed 'Too Sexy', Toned Down - Link.
- Changes to VGChartz - Link.
Key General News
- Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Game Being Developed by Team Ninja - Link.
- Rumor: Kojima Was Fired by Konami - Link.
- Square Enix Teases Another New Project - Link.
- Zynga CEO Don Mattrick Steps Down - Link.
- The Witcher 3 Expansions Announced - Link.
- Nintendo to Publish Yo-Kai Watch in the West - Link.
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Video of First 15 Minutes Released - Link.